Apps & Tools

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RDCMan from Microsoft manages multiple remote desktop connections. It is useful for managing server labs or large server farms where you need regular access to each machine such as automated checkin systems and data centers. It is similar to the built-in MMC Remote Desktops snap-in, but more flexible.


My fav TFTP client easy to use and stable. Frequently using for IOS upgrade time

IP Phone Remote Control

Take Remote Control of Cisco IP Phones from anywhere in the world with network connectivity. We can make calls; see what’s displayed on the LCD etc.

Soft Phone

With this tool we can run multiple instance on the same machine, I used this feature while preparing my CCIE Voice.

Cisco Packet Tracer

Cisco Packet Tracer is a powerful network simulation program that allows students to experiment with network behavior. Packet Tracer provides simulation, visualization, authoring, assessment, and collaboration capabilities and facilitates the teaching and learning of complex technology concepts.

Voice Codec Bandwidth Calculator

Use the Cisco Voice Codec Bandwidth Calculator to determine the bandwidth used by different codecs with various voice protocols over different media

Cisco Voice Log Translator

Cisco VLT is a troubleshooting tool that reads complex System Diagnostic Interface (SDI) trace-log message files from a Cisco Unified Communications Manager and translates them into a user-friendly, English-based format. You can sort, organize, analyze, and interpret messages and display raw or translated message text using offline message files on your system.

Triple Combo

Triple Combo is a tool to aid people troubleshoot CallManager problems by providing a listed output of SCCP, MGCP, Q931 / H225, H245 messages found inCCM traces, CCAPI/VTSP, Q931 and MGCP debugs in IOS gateway traces and versatile filtering capabilities.

Just drag and drop the SDL SDI trace files on Triple Combo program.


TranslatorX is a troubleshooting tool that allows you to quickly parse through Cisco Unified Communications Manager or Cisco Unified Border Element trace files and search for Q.931, H.225, SCCP (Skinny), MGCP, or SIP messages.

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